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3 edition of SPAD two-seat fighters of World War I found in the catalog.

SPAD two-seat fighters of World War I

Jack Herris

SPAD two-seat fighters of World War I

by Jack Herris

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Published by Flying Machines Press in Boulder, CO .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJack Herris ; section authors, Christophe Cony ... [et al.] ; color section and illustrations by Bob Pearson ; scale drawings by Martin Digmayer.
SeriesGreat war aircraft in profile -- 7
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 2006/06923 (U)
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23903823M
ISBN 101891268198
ISBN 109781891268199
LC Control Number2006277177
OCLC/WorldCa71006874

The SPAD (or "S.7") was one of France's best single-seat fighters of World War 1 (). The type epitomized the quintessential "dogfighter" in every sense of the word with its rugged qualities and solid performance figures, embodied by its appearing in extensive numbers by various air groups of the Allied powers during the conflict including those of the United Kingdom, Belgium and. The military fighter aircraft was evolved over the trenches of Europe during World War 1, having been born from the original unarmed scouts. There are a total of [ ] WW1 Fighter Aircraft () entries in the Military Factory.

  The SPAD or SPAD 11 was a French two-seat biplane reconnaissance aircraft of the First World War. The SPAD 11 was the work of Louis Béchereau, chief designer of the Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD), who also designed the highly successful SPAD 7 and SPAD 13 single-seat fighter aircraft. The Spad XVI was a two-seat version of the very successful single-seat Spad fighters of the First World War, the Spad VII and the Spad XIII. The first Spad two-seater design to see front-line service was the Spad XI. It was armed with one fixed, forward-firing Vickers machine gun, and one or two Lewis guns on a flexible mount at the rear cockpit.

- Explore italianiron's board "World War I Aircraft", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Aircraft, World war i and World warK pins. Check out the SPAD 13 in action and you’ll know why it gave the French and Allies a fighting chance against the Germans during World War I. FACT CHECK: We strive for accuracy and fairness.


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SPAD two-seat fighters of World War I by Jack Herris Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jack Herris has my congratulations for a writing a well-researched and well-documented book on the SPAD two-seat series of fighter aircraft of World War One.

The single-seaters from SPAD have been the subject of numerous books sincebut there has been very little information on the two-seater aircraft, so this book should find an immediate home in the libraries of those interested in World War 5/5(3). This book presents the evolution of one of the most famous French-made fighter aircraft of WWI—the fast, rugged Spad.

From humble beginnings this airplane became the mount for such famous WWI aces as Frenchmen Georges Guynemer and René Fonck, American Eddie Rickenbacker, Italian Francesco Baracca, and many others.5/5(4). Spad Two-Seat Fighters of World War I by Jack Herris,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.5/5(1).

Marty Digmayer has been busy supplying twenty four pages of General Arrangement drawings. They are in both 1/72 and 1/48 scale and five aircraft are represented. These are the SPAD S.A.2/S.A.4, S SPAD 16 and SPAD After a useful introduction to the development of armament, the book opens with the SPAD SA series.

SPAD Two-Seat Fighters of World War I Great War Aircraft in Profile 7 By Jack Herris Flying Machines Press, © ISBN Softbound, Pages Reviewed by Chris Banyai-Riepl The latest title in Flying Machine Press' Great War Aircraft in Profile series presents an interesting look at a famous manufacturer, SPAD.

Schiffer Publishing Spad Fighters: The Spad A.2 to XVI in World War I - This book presents the evolution of one of the most famous French-made fighter aircraft of WWI—the fast, rugged Spad.

From humble beginnings this airplane became the mount for such famous WWI aces as Frenchmen Georges Guynemer and René Fonck, American Eddie Rickenbacker, Italian Francesco Baracca, and many. Guttman. This lavishly illustrated book examines two of the best fighters produced in World War I: the French-built SPAD XIII and Germany's Fokker Jack Herris has my congratulations for a writing a well-researched and well-documented book on the SPAD two-seat series of fighter aircraft of World War One.

The single-seaters from SPAD have been the subject of numerous books sincebut there has been very little information on the two-seater aircraft, so this book should find an immediate home in the libraries of those interested in World War 5/5.

Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and their markings, Aircraft of World War I: The Essential Aircraft Identification Guide is a comprehensive study of the aircraft that fought in the Great War of – Arranged chronologically by theatre of war and campaign, this book offers a complete organizational breakdown of the units on all the fronts, including the Eastern and Reviews:   SPAD Two-Seat Biplane Fighter Aircraft.

The SPAD arrived too late to see combat action in World War 1. Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 6/4/ During World War 1 (), the advantage in the air war over Europe had changed hands several times, driven by a combination of evolving tactics, experienced pilots and advancing.

Spad Fighters: The Spad A.2 to XVI in World War I by C. Mark Wilkins,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

SPAD TWO-SEAT FIGHTERS OF WORLD WAR I, Herris, Jack, Flying Machine Press,new, soft cover, see photo, takes a look at SPAD’s less well known two-seat designs, including the SPAD SA series, the widely used SPAD 11 & S plus the excellent S which arrived just before the war ended, history, evolution, combat use, photos, color profiles, see example, scale drawings.

Spad VII Aces of World War I (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces No 39) Additional titles of interest to consider American Aces of World War I (Osprey Aircraft of the Aces No 42) and Balloon-Busting Aces of World War 1 (Aircraft of the Aces) You may wish to consider this Squadron Signals Publication: Spad Fighters in action - Aircraft No.

Reviews: 9. "This book presents the evolution of one of the most famous French-made fighter aircraft of WWI―the fast, rugged Spad. Illustrated with rare WWI-era photographs, this book examines how the Spad was conceived, built, and flown. Spad Fighters: The Spad A.2 to XVI in World War I This book presents the evolution of one of the most famous French-made fighter aircraft of WWI—the fast, rugged Spad.

The SPAD or SPAD 11 was a French two-seat biplane reconnaissance aircraft of the First World War. The SPAD 11 was the work of Louis Béchereau, chief designer of the Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD), who also designed the highly successful SPAD 7 Designer: Louis Béchereau.

The SPAD was a French biplane fighter aircraft of the First World War, developed by Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD) from the earlier and highly successful SPAD During earlythe French designer Louis Béchereau, spurred by the approaching obsolescence of thedecided to develop two new fighter aircraft, the and theboth using a powerful new Manufacturer: SPAD.

Aircraft of World War 1 book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Illustrated with detailed artworks of combat aircraft and th /5(6).

De Havilland aircraft of World War I Colin A. Owers Not In Library. Not In Library. Not In Library. Not In Library. SPAD two-seat fighters of World War I Jack Herris Not In Library. Publishing History This is a chart to show the when this publisher published books.

Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. The Blériot-SPAD S (originally known as the SPAD ) was a French fighter aircraft developed near the end of World War late to serve in the war, almost of these aircraft equipped the French Air Force in the years immediately following.

These agile aircraft were also used successfully for air racing and record-setting. The SPAD S.A (also called S.A.L.) was a French two-seat tractor biplane first flown in It was used by France and Russia in the early stages of the First World War in the fighter and reconnaissance roles.

It was a somewhat unusual aircraft that carried its observer in a nacelle ahead of both wing and cturer: Société Pour l'Aviation et ses Dérivés. The magnificent SPAD XIII was the best French fighter of World War I and a radical departure from earlier design philosophies. Although not as nimble as the lighter Nieuports, the sacrifice in maneuverability was offset by speed and ruggedness.

In the inability of the Societe Pour les Appareils Deperdussin (SPAD) to market the SPAD.The SPAD or SPAD 11 was a French two-seat biplane reconnaissance aircraft of the First World War. The SPAD 11 was the work of Louis Béchereau, chief designer of the Société Pour L'Aviation et ses Dérivés (SPAD), who also designed the highly successful SPAD 7 and SPAD 13 single-seat fighter aircraft.

It was developed under military specification C2, which called for a two-seat fighter er: Louis Béchereau.